chrome red

chrome red
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [krohm red]
    • /kroʊm rɛd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [krohm red]
    • /kroʊm rɛd/

Definitions of chrome red words

  • noun chrome red any red pigment used in paints, consisting of a mixture of lead chromate and lead oxide; basic lead chromate 3
  • noun chrome red basic lead chromate, a red, powdery compound, PbCrO4·PbO, used to make various pigments 3
  • noun chrome red a bright-red pigment consisting of the basic chromate of lead. 1
  • noun chrome red A bright reddish orange pigment. 0
  • adjective chrome red Having a bright reddish orange colour. 0

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Origin of chrome red

First appearance:

before 1860
One of the 29% newest English words
First recorded in 1860-65

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Parts of speech for Chrome red


chrome red popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chrome red usage trend in Literature

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